COVID-19 vaccine

UK secures 90 million doses of potential coronavirus vaccines

The government has already said it would purchase 100 million doses of a vaccine currently being trialed by Oxford University in partnership with AstraZeneca.

published on : 20th July 2020

First indigenous COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Zydus to enter human trials

In the pre-clinical phase, the vaccine candidate was found to elicit a strong immune response in multiple animal species like mice, rats, guinea pigs and rabbits

published on : 16th July 2020

Protest versus Africa's 1st COVID-19 vaccine test shows fear

Demonstrators reflect long-running fears among some in Africa over testing drugs on people who don’t understand the risks.

published on : 1st July 2020

Who would be the first to get a COVID-19 vaccine?

This week, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said he is cautiously optimistic there will be a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year or early 2021.

published on : 25th June 2020

IVRI, IIT-Roorkee to develop Covid-19 vaccine for animals

IVRI is one of the few institutes in the country which has been testing both human and animal samples for COVID-19.

published on : 2nd June 2020